Claire A. Hoffmire, Ph.D., is an Epidemiologist at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) for Suicide Prevention and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Hoffmire’s active research interests include enhancing veteran suicide and non-fatal suicidal self-directed violence surveillance efforts, public health and upstream approaches to veteran suicide prevention, and tailoring suicide prevention efforts to high-risk veteran subgroups, in particular women and non-VHA Veterans.

Authored by Claire A. Hoffmire, Ph.D.

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The Gender Gap in Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the United States

In this Veterans Day post, Lauren Denneson, Claire Hoffmire, and AcademyHealth Board Member Elizabeth Yano highlight a growing need for suicide prevention efforts tailored to women veterans and announces a call for papers on the topic for a special supplement of Medical Care.